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Infographic Visualizes Which Countries are the World's Happiest

Which country is the happiest in the world? To find the answer, you simply need to look at this infographic published by MoveHub.com, a resource for people who want to live abroad. They visualized the data of Happy Planet Index (HPI), which shows to what extent 151 countries across the globe …

Costa Rica

7 Other Taj Mahals That Look Extremely Similar To The Original

From a fake Statue of Liberty to takes on Venice and the Eiffel Tower, it seems pretty clear that when you build a beautiful landmark, there’s sure to be copycats. Unsurprisingly, the same goes for the Taj Mahal.<p>The <i>real</i> Taj Mahal was built between 1631 and 1648 at the order of Shah Jahan. Today, …

Here are Portraits of Dogs Flying Through the Air

We’ve featured photos of dogs underwater, mid-shake, during bath time and in the middle of a gratuitous lick… but this is the first set of portraits …

The Most Beautiful Remote Destinations Worth The Trek

It's a small world and it seems to be shrinking all the time.<p>We're now well into 2014 and there isn't much left on earth that hasn't been poked, prodded and probed by the human race. Aside from the deepest depths of the ocean, there aren't many places left that are total and complete …

Living Rooms

The weekend in pictures

A selection of some of the best images from around the world this weekend, from the Fire Bull festival to G20 summit protests

New 3D Optical Illusion Drawings by Ramon Bruin

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, is a master at creating optical illusion drawings that blur the line between art and reality. Bruin, who is mostly self-taught, brings his anamorphic drawings to life by photographing them at precise angles, making the subjects appear to pop right off the …

Drawing

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Earth Science

The 50 Hottest Men Of All Time

From James Dean to A$AP Rocky and all that's in-between.<p>From Old Hollywood icons to '90s heartthrobs to the rising stars of today, take a look back at the most beautiful men of the last six decades.

The Apple years while Steve Jobs was away

As one of the founders of Apple Computer Inc., Steve Jobs became synonymous with the brand. But his relationship with the company wasn't always so hallowed and harmonious. After internal disputes with Apple's board of directors in 1985, Jobs left the company to pursue other projects, including NeXT …

‘British Schindler’ Nicholas Winton: I wasn’t heroic. I was never in danger

Now 105, the man who helped more than 600 Jewish children escape the Nazis before the second war war has been hailed as a hero around the world. He tells a different story …<p>‘Come on Nicky, you’ve got to come next door.” “I haven’t got to do anything,” says Nicky, in a response that is part …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Unique Flooring Made with Vintage Leather Belts

If you're looking for something that's more original than wood or carpet flooring, well, Inghua Ting has it. Her company is called Ting, and it reuses vintage and reclaimed leather belts and turns them into a unique home decor treatment. They reside on floors, are fashioned into rugs, and are even …

Accessories

Elle Macpherson's Green Fountain of Youth

In the year that she hits her half century birthday, the world's most famous super model gives up one of her best kept health secrets.<p>When The Body—aka Elle Macpherson, now 50—cues us into one of her diet secrets, the world takes note. Such is the case with her new green superfood powder, The Super …

Google Spotted Explicit Images Of A Child In A Man's Email And Tipped Off The Authorities

The man was a registered sex offender, convicted of sexually assaulting a child in 1994, reports Tim Wetzel at KHOU Channel 11 News in Houston.<p>"He was keeping it inside of his email. I can't see that information, I can't see that photo, but Google can," Detective David Nettles of the Houston Metro …

Crime

Joseph Joseph: how to cut it in kitchenware innovation

From chute chopping boards to square colanders, twins Richard and Antony Joseph explain huge success in kitchenware design<p>It was an unlikely place to find inspiration for the beginning of a multimillion-pound business. But there, stuck behind a glass case in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Chain Restaurant Workers Reveal The Items They Refuse To Eat

A recent Reddit thread asked them "what item on the menu would you absolutely not eat and why?"<p>Thousands of supposed former employees responded.<p>Some named menu items that were too unhealthy, while others felt squeamish about how the food was prepared.<p><i>NOTE: Reddit sources are anonymous, and can't be</i> …

McDonald's

19 billionaires who grew up poor

<b>• Billionaires don't always come from moneyed backgrounds.</b><p><b>• In fact, many famous billionaires actually grew up poor.</b><p><b>• From George Soros to Larry Ellison to Oprah Winfrey, here's a look at how some of the wealthiest people on the planet came up from nothing.</b><p>Billionaires aren't all born with a silver …

Computer Science

How Brandon Steiner Bought Yankee Stadium (And His 33 Rules For Success)

<i>“Occasionally when you’re in that zone, striving to operate at your highest levels, you get consumed. You forget to eat and shower. But that can be a good thing. No one makes money eating or showering.” – Brandon Steiner, You Gotta Have Balls</i><p>I met Brandon Steiner a year and a half ago at the new …

What Stylists Use On Their 'Dos

Cher Horowitz once wisely said, "'Tis a far, far better thing, doing stuff for other people.” And, that adage holds true for many hairstylists, who …

Hair

GoPro's Nick Woodman Becomes $2 Billion Man As Stock Shoots Higher

GoPro’s 39-year-old founder loves extreme sports. So far he’s surfed the stock market like an expert.<p>On GoPro’s third day of trading, the company’s stock opened up another 8%. That continues its torrid streak that began last Thursday with a 30% IPO day pop and continued on Friday with further …

Blackwater considered itself above the law, US state department was warned

Department told of lax oversight at firm with $1bn contract to protect US diplomats weeks before Blackwater guards killed 17 Iraqis<p>A state department investigator warned that the private security firm Blackwater considered itself above the law, just weeks before Blackwater guards shot and killed 17 …

Secrets For A Perfectly Problem-Free EuroTrip, Courtesy Of Reddit

Nobody wants a travel disaster -- especially when maneuvering Europe, that mystical continent full of over-hyped attractions and over-priced water bottles.<p>Reddit user Gspence314 recently asked fellow travelers for their pro tips on making it through Europe without a hiccup.<p>Their answers cover …

Rita Ora Keeps the 'Naked Dress' Trend Going

These days, it's rough out there for a female musician who wants to be associated with a shocking, edgy sense of style. You can't just wear a pasty to an awards show and call it a day, à la Lil' Kim in 1999, because the game has changed. Both Rihanna and Lady Gaga bared their nipples in public in …

Makeup Tips - Cosmetic Easy Tricks

Baron Wolman's Woodstock photographs: 'I thought, There'll never be anything like this again'

Photographer Baron Wolman was assigned to take pictures of the bands at Woodstock. But his shots of the crowd were far more revelatory<p>• Baron Wolman's Woodstock – in pictures<p>"If you focus on the soup," says Baron Wolman, 76, "you miss the salad."<p>This was the Californian photographer's guiding …

15 Cooking Tips from Alice Waters, Mark Bittman, Jamie Oliver, and Other Famous Foodies

Who couldn't use more culinary know-how? These tricks of the foodie trade will make you a pro.<p>Cooking your own food is one of the most essential skills you can know to live a healthier life (and, not to mention, a more frugal one). Whether you can barely boil water or you've got true mastery over …

Kitchens